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"And .et them sacrifice the sacrifice of thank elvlrnr. P alm evil , 21
Lord , what have I but empty hands.
And aching feet from hopeless quests ,
And memories of barren lands.
And days and years of sore unrests ?
The censer that I fain would swing
Holds neither fragrant herb nor spice i
There are no first-fruits I may bring
To heap In thanKful sacrifice.
Shall I amid life's stubble glean
To find the grain the harvest leaves.
Then gaze , contented and serene.
The while my neighbors count their sheaves ?
There is no gold , nor house , nor land
That I may thanK. Thee it is minoi
I may not measure with , my hand \ , ( < *
Thy tithing of my corn and wine. * .i ] '
Had I all these , then might I Kneel
And pray with , fervent , easy speech
That were an echo of myweal , >
Of all that was within my reach.
Shall I with Pharisaic grace
Bow down and play the hypocrite.
And fling my prayer in Thy face
With , not a heartbom word in it ? *
Nay , not in money let me count
The worth of all that I have hadi
Nor mlserllKe tell the amount
Of whcxt rich gifts have made me glad.
Though I have tasted of defeat ,
Still have I left the strength to rise.
The tempter or the foe to meet
With newer courage in my eyes.
So , thus I pray with , empty hands
But not , Lord , with an empty heart t
Though from fair houses and rich landa
My lines are ever cast apart
Poor in all things save thisi That I
Need never thanK Thee for my spoil
And that there is no haunting sigh
To breaK my slumber after toil.
( Copyright , uy W. u Chapman. )
DAY OF FAMILY REUNIONS
Thanksgiving Not Complete If a Face
Is Missed From the House
During the first long winter In Ply
mouth one-half the little band of pll-
grlms died. The winter snow covered
their leveled graves , and when spring
warmth removed that friendly coverIng -
Ing the survivors planted grain above
the graves , that waving blades of
wheat or corn might hide the colony's
loss from the cruel eyes of the foe
whom fear alone restrained from open
warfare. The pilgrims' hearts were
stout , and though their eyes might
grow dim at times in looking over the
fields where only mysterious patches
of a brighter green revealed to their
ead knowledge the secret of a hidden
grave , they dashed away the tears
and only strove the
more to carry on
the task those tired fingers had let
fall. And when autumn came with Its
abundant harvest the great thanksgiv
ing feast they held was in communion
wlth the lost. Secure in the belief
that their dear ones in happier
spheres were rejoicing with them ,
they gave thanks for home , for har
vest , and for hope.
Since then Thanksgiving day has
been a day of family reunions. The
distant son returns , the grandchildren
gather around the table
, the old people
ple take pleasure in welcoming the
familiar faces that time is changing
and the new faces added to the widen-
ing tainily circle. It is a day of careless -
less mirth and thankful gladness.
Some go to church to find an expres
cion for the feelings which find them
voiceless , and othcrrs feel only vague
ly , if at all , the need of more than the
tacit acceptance and enjoyment of all
that the day brings. There are house
hold games and the sports of winter ,
hnd if the great football contests seem
lo overshadow moro spontaneous di
versions the actual figures would show
that not ono in a thousand of the
population of the country attends the
matches. The thoughts of the preachers -
ers are apt to turn to the betterment
of civic or political conditions , rea
soning that the way to show thank
fulness for public blessings is to pro
cure moro of them. Not even these
Eorious thoughts can turn the charac
ter of the day away from that impressed -
pressed it at the
upon beginning , an
occasion for feasting on what Provi
dence has bestowed in reward for
courage and for toll. The minor
etraln that runs through the music of
the affections is hoard by those whose
hearts once thrilled to voices silent
now , but the spirit of the day is to re
For what Is secure in memory , for
the blessings of the year and the day.
* ' for the promise of the future , may we
be truly thankful.
SET APART FOR GRATITUDE
Thanksgiving the Day of All Days on
Which We Should Remember
On Thanksgiving day most of UB ,
with deliberate Intention and perhaps
no little effort , close the door by
which grumbles enter and open wide
the other door that lets in praise. FOP
once gratitude has the right of way
and we are Just a little bit ashamed ,
to bo found in the dull company of
complaint. At the Thanksgiving serv
ice , If wo attend it , wo give ourselvea
to a deliberate enumeration of our1
blessings and remember , perhaps , howl
many there nro less favored than our
selves. There Is not time for a com
plete nnd permanent smoothing out of
the wrinkles of cnro and perplexity
before wo sit down at the bountifully
laden table , but on the whole wo are
ready to enter Into the spirit of the
time. Is Thanksgiving , then , a rever
sal or an occasional accentuation of
the proper habit of a Christian's life ?
If there must bo rusty hinges , should
they bo upon the doors of prnlsp ,
while the other door of grumbling
works with constant ease ? The un
disputed right of way in the Thanks
giving season ought to bo the right ot
way for all the year.
COMMENT COURTEOUS ,
"Now good digestion wait on appe
tite , as Shakespeare says , " said the
landlady when the star boarder began
carving the turkey.
"Shakespeare also iald that all this
world : s a stage , Mrs. Plnchom , bui
don't you think It is carrying the
Shakspearcan Idea and the stage
nlnille a trifle too far when you try to
serve papier macho turkey ?
CONGRESSIONAL TICKET EVENLY
WAIT WINS OUT BY ABOUT 200
Gilbert M. Hitchcock Named for U. S ,
Senator Congressional Delegation
Will be Three Republicans
and Three Democrats.
* Complete returns give Aldrlch *
* 122,885 , Dahlman 107,528 ; a plu- *
* rallty of 15,357 for Aldrlch. *
* Hitchcock received 124,396 , and *
* Burkett 103,017 ; a plurality for *
* Hitchcock of 21,397. Hitchcock *
* received the largest vote of any *
* candidate on any ticket. *
* * * * # # * * * * * * * # * * *
Taking the unofficial figures UB a
basis , this Is how the congressional
llstrlcts voted : Aldrlch Dahlman
First . 17,072 14,795
Second . Jl,2ni : J 9,053
Third . 1'2,870 22,008
Fourth . 21,452 19,183
Fifth . f. . . 21,800 14,197
* Sixth . 25.SOS 16,452
* Incomplete. }
It is now thought probable that the
proposed constitutional amendment
requiring foreigners to become fully
naturalized before permitting them
to vote has been defeated. In a ma
jority of the counties which have re-
[ lortetl tlieir official vote to the secre
tary of state the amendment failed to
receive half of the total vote cast. In
some It failed oven to got one-third
of the votes. In order to carry , the
proposition must have a majority of
till votes cast at the election , and not
merely a majority of the votes upon
the question submitted. Anybody
who falls to vote either way practi
cally votes against it , because his vote
on candidates counts as on in the'
total of the election.
Complete returns on congressmen
show that Nebraska will be represent
ed in the lower house by three repub
licans and three democrats , as fol-
First Dist. * Magrtlre ( Dem. ) .
Second Dlst. Lobeck ( Dem. ) .
Third Dist. * I/itta ( Dem. ) .
Fourth Dlst. Sloan ( Rep. ) .
Fifth Dist. "Norris ( Rep. ) .
Sixth Dlst * Klnkaid ( Rep. ) .
llopowell , rep. ! 105,213
Clark , dem 100,871
Majority for Hopewcll 4,34 ?
Secretary of State.
Pool 110.7CV )
Majority for Wait 102
Barton , rep Ill ,074
Hewitt , dem 98,029
Majority for Barton 13.04P
George , rep 107,514
Hall , dem 100,948
Majority for Ocorge 5CC
Crabtree , rep 108,094
Jackson , dem 97TCTB
Majority for Crabtreo 10.31T
Martin , rep 104,913
Whitney , dem 9f.OUO
Majority for Martin 8,8'tC'
Cowles , rep 1Q7.250
Eastham. dem 103,822
Majority for Cowles 3,428
qlarUe , rep. . . 104.479
Hayden , dem 100,437
Majority for Clarke 4,042
Gilbert M. Hitchcock , who has re-
reived the popular vote of Nebraska
us senator to succeed Senator Elmer J.
Burkott , was born In Omaha on Sep
tember 18. 1859. His father. Phlneas
W. Hitchcock , cleared the brush from
the land on which many prominent
Omaha buildings now stand. He rep
resented Nebraska in the United
States senate from 1871 to 1877. Gil
bert M. Hitchcock was educated in
Omaha and in Germany , graduated Hi
law at the University of Michigan in
1881 was married on August 30 , 1883 ,
to Miss Jessie fJrounce , daughter of
the late Governor Crounso ; founded
the Omaha World in 1885 ; in 1889
bought the Omaha Herald and has
since published them as the World-
Herald ; was elected to the lower
house of congress in 1902 as a demo
crat and is at present a member o ?
Santa Fe. The New Mexico con-
itltutional convention has adopted the
reports of committees on final revi
sion of the preamble , executive name
and boundaries. The boundaries
clause will Involve the new state In a
dispute with Texas. Women were
given the right to vote at school elec
tions , hut this right may bo suspended
or restored upon petition of fifty per
cent of the qualified voters. One hun
dred thousand copies of the constitu
tion , half in Spanish , were ordered
printed for free distribution among
LEWIS' "SINGLE BINDER. "
A liand-matlo cigar frcnh from the
table , wrapped In foil , thus keeping
fresh until smoked. A fresh cigar
uiado of good tobacco IB the Ideal
smoke. The old , well cured tobaccos
used nro so rich In quality that many
who formerly smoked lOc cigars now
smoke Lewis' Slnglo Hinder Straight
C c. Lewis' Slnglo Binder costs the
dealer some moro than other 5c cigars ,
but the higher price enables this fac
tory to use extra quality tobacco.
There are many imitations ; don't bo
fooled. There is no substitute ! Tell
the dealer you want a Lowls "Slnglo
An Exciting Town ,
Los Angeles is a truly exciting town
lo llvo iu. To say nothing ot HB
licavcnly cllmato and its bombs , there
js always something stimulating in
itho occult line going on. Just the
other day a widow of the angelic city
.began to long for a sight of ono of
Jicr schoolmates whom she had not
seen for 45 years. The longing brought
ilts fulfillment. A spirit told her to
ook for him in Brooklyn. She obeyed ,
| met him on the street a few hours
jaftor she arrived , and promptly mar
ried him. It Is worth while to llvo
In a city where things like this hap
pen , even at the risk of being blown
' .p now and then.
Visitor Do you think that mosqul-
toefl carry malaria ?
Farmer 1 dunne ; they never took
any away from hero.
PUTS STOMACHS IN ORDER.
No Indigestion , Gas , Sourness or Dys
pepsia Five Minutes After Taking
a Little Dlapepsln.
There should not bo a cnso of Indlges
tlon , dyspepsia or gastritis hero If road
era who nro subject to Stomach trou
'bio knew the tremendous antl-forrncn
'nnd digestive virtue contained In Dla
pepsin. This harmless preparation
. \vlll digest a heavy meal withou
, 'tho slightest fuss or discomfort , anc
relieve the sourest , acid stomach In
flvo minutes , besides overcoming al
foul , nauseous odors from the breath
If your stomach is uour and full o ;
.gas , or your food doesn't digest , and
iyour meal don't seem to fit , why not
get a CO-cent case of Tape's Diapepsin
from any druggist hero In town , ani
make life worth living. Absolute re
lief from Stomach misery nnd perfect
digestion of anything you eat Is euro
to follow flvo minutes after , and besides
sides , ono fifty-cent case IB sufficient
to euro a whole family of such trouble
Surely , a harmless , Inexpensive
preparation like Pape's Diapepsin
.which will always either at daytime
or during night , relieve your sick
nour , gassy , upset stomach and discs
your meals , is about as handy and valuable
uablo a thing : as you could have in the
Not Even Mother.
Little Bob was much distressed be
cause the birthdays of his sister Ade
laide and his baby brother wcro going
to arrive before his did.
"All the biirfdays before mine , " ho
mourned. " "Couldn't you inako mine
come first , muvver ? "
"No , " interposed Adelaide , decisive
ly , "nobody can change your birth
day not even mother ! "
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for Red , Weak , Weary , Watery Byoa
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Sell Murino Eye Remedy , Liquid , 2Gc ,
COc , $1.00. Murlno Eye Salvo In
Aseptic Tubes , 25c. $1.00. Eye Books
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" 1 hcLr your new auto made a good
record en Its trip. "
"Yes ; ran over in about an hour. "
"How many ? "
" 1 hear that author friend of youra
is making a fine living by his pen. "
"Yes. HO'B stopped writing and
gone to raising pigs. "
Stiff _ neck I Doesn't nmount to much ,
but mighty disagreeable. You'vo no idea
how quickly a httlo Ilamlitis Wizard Oil
will lubricate the cords and make you
The mind ought sometimes to bo
diverted , that It may return the bet
ter to thinking. Phoedrus.
Mm. Wlnnlcnr's Soof tilni ; Hyrnp.
ii tveltnng. uifU'nainui.-uuik , r
The man who deceives himself is an
easy mark for others.
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Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable Compound ? Wp car ?
furnish positive proof that it has made many rematkablo
cures after all other means had failed.
Women who are suffering with some form of fcmalo
illness should consider this.
As such evidence read these two unsolicited testimonial
letters. We guarantee they are genuine and hottest states
ments of facts.
Crcsson , Pn. " Flvo years ago I Imcl a T > nd fall , nncl Itnrft
myself inwardly. I wna under v doctor's care for nlno wocko ,
mid when I stopped I prow ivorso again. I sent for ft Ijottlo of
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bladder troubles and femaleweakness. . The doctors gave mo
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I was advised by friends to toke Iiydln E.Pinkbam's Vegetable
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Evidence like the above is abundant showing that the
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Women who are afflicted with similar troubles , after
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FOP 30 years Ijydla E. PInkliam's Vegetable *
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Made exclusively from roots and herbs , and
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tagBgteBIrs.'Pinlclmm invites all sick women
9mF to write- her for advice. She 1ms
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